Introduction to Leviathan

Oakeshott, Michael. "Introduction to Leviathan." In Rationalism in Politics and Other Essays, 2nd edition, pp. 221-294. Liberty Fund: Indianapolis, 1991.

Oakeshott’s acclaimed introduction to the 1946 Blackwell edition of Thomas Hobbes’s Leviathan which spurred a rethinking of Hobbes’s thought and influenced a generation of subsequent Hobbes scholars.

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